Thursday, 17th June 2021

Education Minister assures Suraksha insurance will not be abolished

Colombo, Nov 30 (BAN/ AD): Dullas Alahapperuma the Minister of Education has assured that the Suraksha Insurance which is an important program for the student community in Sri Lanka will not be withdrawn.

Dullas Alahapperuma said that the President and the Cabinet of Ministers have identified the insurance scheme as a productive project and decided to continue it. He also cited the reports published in some media and some social media saying that the government has decided to abolish the Suraksha Insurance is false and baseless.

The Minister said “I never hesitated to call the Suraksha Insurance as an important project implemented for the student community in Sri Lanka in the recent times.” He added “After my clarification as the Minister of Education, the Cabinet of Ministers headed by the President decided that this insurance scheme is a worthwhile project but should be implemented to the maximum benefit to the children of the nation by eliminating all malpractices and illegal activities on the part of the implementing party.”

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